The newest lawsuit by ex-National Football Leaguers involves allegations that team doctors put players on the painkiller Toradol, which masked their concussions. Here’s the link to the long-form version of the press release from the Seeger Weiss law firm in New Jersey: http://www.seegerweiss.com/news/Seeger_Weiss_Represents_Former_NFL_Players_in_Concussion_Lawsuit.
For years, Torodol was a favorite of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ medical staff. Let’s hope Troy Polamalu today isn’t being prescribed something similar as he plays through his “concussion-like symptoms.”
More in my upcoming ebook, UPMC: Concussion Scandal Ground Zero.